124.  SUMMER SCHOOL - Pg.

124.  ALTERNATIVE INSTRUCTION COURSES

1.        Authority

        SC 502, 1525,

            1901, 1903,

            1906

      Pol. 217

The Board may grant credit toward high school graduation for course work successfully completed through approved summer school, correspondence courses, distance education, online courses and dual enrollment, in accordance with this policy.

2.   Delegation of

      Responsibility

3.    Guidelines

      Pol. 102, 107

The building principal shall be responsible for reviewing and approving student applications for earning credit toward graduation through approved alternative instruction courses.

The building principal shall determine the number of credits assigned to such a course as part of the approval process before the student begins the course.

Students shall submit to the building principal a written request for approval of each proposed course and the number of credits sought.

The course subject must be included in the district’s planned instruction and be relevant to established academic standards.

The student shall receive the same letter grade for credit that is assigned by the alternative instruction course.

References:

School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 502, 1525, 1901 et seq.

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 4.41

Board Policy – 102, 107, 217

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